OMAHA – The first weekend in May is well-known for a lot of things (among others, yesterday was Star Wars Day (‘May the fourth/force be with you’) and is Cinquo de Mayo – Mexican independence day), but for keen investors, it’s the weekend of the Berkshire Hathaway AGM. (You’re reading this, so you’re obviously interested in Buffett – make sure you check out our links below for our live chat from Omaha, and a special fool.com.au report) Not all Fools are value investors, but we all appreciate the mind-blowing investment returns that Warren Buffett has achieved. I’m lucky…
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OMAHA – The first weekend in May is well-known for a lot of things (among others, yesterday was Star Wars Day (‘May the fourth/force be with you’) and is Cinquo de Mayo – Mexican independence day), but for keen investors, it’s the weekend of the Berkshire Hathaway AGM.
Not all Fools are value investors, but we all appreciate the mind-blowing investment returns that Warren Buffett has achieved.
I’m lucky enough to be attending this weekend’s ‘Woodstock for Capitalists’ in Omaha, Nebraska – the Cornhusker State (as if you didn’t know).
For those who can’t be there, we’re bringing you the next best thing – a full slate of Berkshire reading, and a live chat! Sure, the meeting is happening overnight Australian time, so if you’re awake you can catch it live, but you can also flick through it over coffee on Sunday morning, after the event.
Why care? That’s a great question. Buffett’s immense wealth – all self-made – gives us 44 billion reasons to care (that’s his estimated wealth in US dollars). On top of that Buffett has been incredibly open about how he invests and the things that he believes have made him successful.
Even if you don’t invest the way Buffett does, why not learn more from one of the best?
Without further ado, here’s our Best of Buffett:
A fool.com.au free report
A special fool.com.au free report: 2 ASX Stocks Warren Buffett Wishes He Could Buy
A Berkshire AGM preview: Roll up for Woodstock for Capitalists
Buffett is great with a one-liner: The smartest things Buffett ever said
Buffett sends a letter to shareholders each year: Our thoughts on this year’s letter
Haven’t got time to read the letter? Here’s a short-cut: 20 quotes from Buffett’s letter
Buffett on investing
Ever wondered how he does it? How to invest like Warren Buffett
Buffett famously avoids technology. Well, he did… Warren Buffett’s favourite tech stock
Guess what? Buffett hopes his shares crash. No really: Here’s why
More on Buffett
Don’t own Berkshire? You should. Seriously: Buffett’s baby should be a core stock in your portfolio
Ever been told you do anything ‘like a girl’? You’re in good company: Buffett invests like a girl
Did you know The Oracle has cancer? We’re not worried, it’s: Not remotely life-threatening
Okay, now you’ve made it through all of that reading (it’s okay… just pretend), here’s the link to the Berkshire Hathaway AGM live-chat, bought to you with our friends from our sister site, fool.com:
If you’re there before 11pm AEST tonight you can subscribe to a reminder email (recommended if you think you’ll forget in the morning).
Otherwise, check back at that link from any time after 11pm for the live chat or tomorrow morning for an archive of what happened at this year’s Woodstock for Capitalists, as it happened.
Of course, we’ll bring you our own summary after the meeting, but the transcript will give you a much deeper sense of the meeting, and more detail than we’ll be able to cover in a couple of articles.
We hope you enjoy our ‘Best of Buffett’, and don’t forget to check back on fool.com.au for our updates from Omaha!
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Scott Phillip s is an investment analyst at The Motley Fool . Scott owns shares in Berkshire Hathaway . You can follow him on Twitter @TMFGilla. The Motley Fool‘s purpose is to help the world invest, better. Take Stock is The Motley Fool’s free investing newsletter. Packed with stock ideas and investing advice, it is essential reading for anyone looking to build and grow their wealth in the years ahead. Click here now to request your free subscription, whilst it’s still available. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691).